By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly Trapped by millions of dollars in debt after her family’s hotel collapsed in 2013, Tanya Woo walked the streets of the Chinatown-International District (ID), heading for an emotional collapse of her own. Old people would come up to her and ask if they could live there—after it reopened. She […]
By Carolyn Bick NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Each day, Vietnamese immigrant Kim Nguyen opens the doors to her beauty school in Chinatown. Each day, she teaches students, many of them immigrants themselves, the practice of cosmetology, so they may start their own careers here. And each day, she worries that the Washington State Department of Licensing […]
With four branches in Washington state, and over 130 locations worldwide, East West Bank styles itself as a bridge connecting people in diverse parts of the world, but especially Asia and the United States, with opportunities for its customers to thrive financially and personally.
Through serving up flavorful naans, curries, and biryanis, Naan -N- Curry has long gained a reputation for serving up some of the best Pakistani and Indian food on the Eastside.
By Joshua Holland NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY At a time when some Seattle business leaders feel embattled by local government, many have started to ask, is there a seat for them at the table when it comes to helping to solve some of the region’s most pressing issues, like creating new housing and reducing the number […]
Becoming an entrepreneur is like a trapeze artist performing without a net. One wrong move can cause a catastrophe. Yet, many take the leap without the fear of falling.
A protest was held outside Koda Condominiums’ groundbreaking ceremony in Japantown on Feb. 28, creating a rift between the activists and business community.
Seattle’s International District (ID) has long been known as a haven for Asian snacks, desserts, and drinks. But for old-school eateries that have been in the neighborhood for a long time, the presence of the new 85°C Bakery Café could be detrimental to their livelihood.
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY On Nov. 6, Kent Police released the names and addresses of the 18 massage parlors that the city shut down last week for violating city and state licensing requirements and allegedly serving as fronts for prostitution. A police media release said that during a months-long investigation, it was discovered […]
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Are you a local, small, minority-owned, or woman-owned business? The Port of Seattle wants you. In an effort to address equity in Port contracting, the Port of Seattle Commission adopted Resolution 3737 in January to increase the utilization of women and minority business enterprise (WMBE) firms. “Women or minority […]